Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

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Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta  
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Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta
Discipline Geochemistry, cosmochemistry, meteoritics
Language English
Edited by F.A. Podosek
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0016-7037
LCCN 53032712
OCLC no. 1570626

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (GCA) is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier. It was established in 1950 and is sponsored by the Geochemical Society and the Meteoritical Society. The editor-in-chief is M. Norman (Australian National University). The journal covers all aspects of terrestrial geochemistry, meteoritics, and planetary geochemistry.

Publishing formats include original research articles and invited reviews and occasional editorials, book reviews, and announcements. In addition, the journal publishes short comments (4 pages) targeting specific articles and designed to improve understanding of the target article by advocating a different interpretation supported by the literature, followed by a response by the author.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta is abstracted and indexed in:[1]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 4.259.[2]


  1. ^ "Abstracting indexing". Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Elsevier. 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2012-12-22. 
  2. ^ "Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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